Emulating Tribes for mental health.

In his book ‘Tribe’, Sebastian Junger observes that many of the causes of our modern mental illnesses may stem from our departure from Tribal Practices. The very comfort that technological progress has brought is what makes us miserable. I thought it would be worth listing ways that we can recreate the elements of Tribal living mentioned in the book, while not necessarily heading back into … Continue reading Emulating Tribes for mental health.

Vitamins and Supplements for Male Fertility

  Consensus: High quality fish Oil (DHA, EPA) . Zinc, and Vitamin C not consensus but more widely cited. Articles = 3 Research papers = 6   Mark Sisson Supplement strategically. Studies of male infertility have shown that zinc and vitamin C levels correlated with sperm count and quality. Additionally, L-carnitine and L-acetyl-carnitine have been useful supplements for enhancing sperm motility and quality. Chris Kresser … Continue reading Vitamins and Supplements for Male Fertility

Whole Greek Yogurt

Consensus Probably healthy 8 Articles 20+ study references Mark Sisson – Is all yogurt created equally? “strained yogurt is yogurt with most of the liquid whey removed. This creates an ultra-thick, high-protein, high-fat, creamy yogurt” Read more: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/is-all-yogurt-created-equal/#ixzz3yuEjSZFf Peter Attia – What I actually eat. Dinner: Leftover ground beef sautéed from previous night, salad with homemade cream dressing (whole fat Greek yogurt, olive oil, basil, … Continue reading Whole Greek Yogurt

Coffee

Consensus Probably Healthy. Studies show that it can reduce likelihood of Cancer, Parkinson’s and Type 2 Diabetes. Wide range of coffee types, result in different effects. Jitters and dependency are consensus potential downsides. Minority of people can’t tolerate.   Mark Sisson – Coffee and Insulin, Fat and post workout meals   “Despite all the clinical trials showing that acute intakes of caffeine and coffee tend … Continue reading Coffee